From Tinley Park, Illinois, USA:
I am supposed to take 20 units of 70/30 insulin twice a day. If my blood sugar is 90 in the evening should I still take this dose? I was just taken off of a sliding scale of Regular insulin.
The precise dosing of insulin must be done by your diabetes team. In general, you should never skip a scheduled dose of insulin. In addition, a disadvantage of premixed insulin such as 70/30 is that you can't adjust it very easily for high and low blood sugars. You might wish to consider reviewing this with your diabetes team.
Original posting 28 Jun 2000
Posted to Insulin
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:10
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